A felon was arrested for allegedly bringing this weapon to West Valley Detention Center.  (Contributed photo by San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department)

A 44-year-old man was arrested on county jail property and charged with being a felon in possession of a loaded firearm, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department.

On April 29 at 11:30 a.m., a deputy from West Valley Detention Center contacted a subject, later identified as Louie Colin, a transient from Victorville.

Colin claimed to have an appointment to visit a girlfriend and allegedly provided false identifying information. Through the investigation, Colin’s true identify was discovered.

Colin was found to be on state parole and have a warrant for his arrest. During a search of Colin’s vehicle, the deputy allegedly discovered a glass pipe and loaded Hi-Point Firearms 380cal ACP firearm with laser.

Colin was placed under arrest and booked into West Valley Detention Center.

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